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an eye on things this morning. it is wet. >> yeah, it is very busy outside. we have a lot of accidents, speed restrictionness play, a lot going on in terms of weather which is absolutely going to affect your commute. you can already tell you at 5:00 o'clock hour we're seeing a lot of vehicles. people are hitting roadway early because they know things are to come. >> definitely dealing with the rainfall, falling, for about 24 hours, in some areas, storm scan three is showing us we're dealing with intensity have rainfall is light but it is consistent over last several hours. we have a reporting light rainfall in philadelphia, since about 10:00 in the evening, last night rain continues, across portions of berks county, lehigh valley, south jersey and delaware where we have seen heaviest of rainfall throughout the duration of this event, storm scan three is showing us much more moisture of wind, also some thunderstorm activity over portions of the del marva peninsula. we have a flash flood watch in effect for the entire state of delaware until late tonight and some flash flood warnings in effect for sussex, kent
counties, over the next several hours. so, we have had some reports of the localized flooding, so plan for that extra commute time, rainfall totals over last 24 hours about an inch and a half at dover air force base, other areas across south jersey, down the shore and pennsylvania suburbs, picking up half inch already. visibility is down to around 7 n to about 2 miles. we're dealing with breezy conditions, wind speeds around 15 to 20 miles an hour and as we head throughout the day-to-day we will be dealing with rainfall all across the region, meisha, cool day in the poconos with a high of 58 degrees. >> look at that, 60's and 50's. thanks very much, lauren. you nailed it. visibility will play an issue this morning and we're already because of it seeing some problems out there, you guys. we have an accident i-95 south at girard point bridge, two lanes block here you can see flashing lights letting you know how busy it is and then
take a look, you can almost see haze in the air, rain is coming down plus flashing lights will slow you down. we will have gaper delay. make note of that. around this area just by airport 95 headlights in the northbound direction at the airport no reported delays in terms of the flights but check those schedules on line because when we have rain coming down you just never know. also another accident in west philadelphia, cobbs creek parkway both directions all lanes block between christian street and catherine street. we will use 61st or sixth second street, probably your best bet, this is speed restrictionness place on 495 in delaware down to 55 miles an hour down to 65. we might see more to come. we have a lot of construction. more coming up in ten. jim and brooke, back over to you. updating breaking news car slams in the police cruiser injuring an officer. >> now that driver is facing charges. "eyewitness news" reporter jan carabao is live in the cobbs creek section of philadelphia, jan. >> brooke and jim, good
morning. we have movement on the scene right now a couple of tow trucks have arrived to take away vehicles, the wreck pick up was just taken away and live behind me the scene this morning that police cruiser is about to be towed from the scene. good news this morning is that cobbs creek parkway between christian and catherine streets could soon reopened to traffic. in the meantime police officer involve in this accident was taken to the hospital for treatment and he has got aches and pains but he is expect to be okay. as for driver of the pickup truck, that person was taken to the hospital for evaluation and into custody. that person is expect to be charged with driving under the influence. this accident happened around 2:00 this morning at the intersection of the cobbs creek parkway and christian street. investigators say driver of the pickup truck smashed in the passenger side of the police cruiser. that officer was on traffic duty at the time and crews were blocking street as police investigated a crime scene a short distance away. that scene was officer involve shooting that happened on the
700 block of cobbs creek parkway last night. you can see it was a strong impact here, after the crash the officer complained of head, neck, back pain but he is expected to be okay. the driver is again suspect of drunk driving, that person has not been identified just yet this morning. back out here live on the scene, again, some movement here on the scene, tow trucks have arrived, pickup truck just left the scene, that smashed cruiser will be next you can see that passenger side impact is pretty strong, that wheel knocked off its axle, so good news is that the officer is expect to be okay and cobbs creek parkway between christian and catherine street will soon reopen, brooke and jim back inside to you. thanks, jan. this morning's accident happened just a block north of the where police shot and killed a man yesterday following a violent rampage. >> "eyewitness news" reporter justin finch is live at children's hospital where two children are treated for stab wounds, good morning, justin. >> reporter: jim and brooke, good morning.
those children eight and 13, that boy is eight, girl here she's 13. philadelphia police are telling us that an eight year-old boy was attack by his own father who was later killed in a showdown with officers. lets take you now to video to the investigation overnight. now police say they have found that eight year-old boy and 13 year-old girl so badly wounded they thought they had been shot. that boy with his throat slashed had several stab wound, the girl stabbed several times in her chest. both were in a house on the 6200 block of hazel avenue in cobbs creek, a 911 call sent police there close to 7:00 p.m. wednesday, a 15 year-old girl inside told police that her dad choke her and then attack her brother and that tina girl who is a family friend. soon police tracked that suspect man in his 30's to another friend's house on the 700 block of cobbs creek parkway, there he reportedly left a woman age 70 with a slash to her face and assaulted a 42 year-old woman.
now police say as many as six to nine officers were on the scene as they came outside with his hands in his pockets. officers believing he was about to fire a weapon and fired first. >> for whatever reason abruptly pulls his hands out and he has something in his hand whether it is the gun or something else. i don't even want to speculate about that. i only can tell you what the officer's believed what happened and that is where we are right now. >> reporter: we do know no gun was found but several knives were found inside that area. that eight year-old boy and 13 year-old girl remain in critical condition at chop. that 70 year-old woman is also recovering at that time. coming up at 5:30 what the suspect's teen daughter said may have fueled this violent rampage, brooke and jim, back to you. in other news authorities are trying to figure out what led to the school shooting in a small town in south carolina. police say gunman was a teenager who first shot and killed his own father and then he went to the elementary school where police say he
shot a teacher and two, six year-old, one of the children is in critical condition. school is closed for rest of the week and counselors are on hand. happening today philadelphia parking authority is expected to meet at the a point a new executive director. former executive director vince fenerty resigned yesterday. he was expected to be fired today. fenerty had been under fire since two sexual harassment claims surfaced, one of 2015 and other one dated back to 2006. he was suspended tuesday after parking authority board learned of the 2006 complaint. new legislation means families of the 9/11 victims can sue saudi arabia now that congress handed president owe bam at the first veto override of his presidency. democrats and republicans voted overwhelming willly to allow families of the 9/11 victims to sue saudi arabia for its alleged backing of the attackers. judy reese
law is good news for her. her son josh, died in the world trade center. >> it is not going to bring josh back. it took me a long time to get to that point that it will not bring him back but it gives him justice. he does deserve justice. >> no modern president has made its through two full terms without congress overriding at least one of his vetoes. george w. bush had four, bill clinton had two. during a town hall meeting last night on cnn, president obama called the veto override a mistake. >> if we eliminate this notion of sovereign immunity then our men and women in uniform around the world could potentially start seeing ourselves subject reciprocal laws. >> president was also asked about the controversy over colin kaepernick not standing for the national anthem. >> in a democracy like ours
there is going to be a lot of folks that do stuff that we just don't agree with but as long as they are doing it within the law we can voice our opinion objecting to it, but it is also their right. >> the president said honoring the flag at national anthem are part of what bind us together as a nation but he says we must respect those rights of those who disagree. meantime president will sign a short term spending bill averting a government shut down. >> includes fight to go fight zika out break. measure passed by both house and senate yesterday, $1.1 billion in aid is directed towards fighting sick a bill keeps government running through early december. still ahead, california's governor signed a brand new law we will tell you how it is connected to the bill cosby sex assault trial. libertarian presidential candidate gary johnson picks up an endorsement but struggles at a televised town hall meeting, the question he was not able to answer coming up.
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back on "eyewitness news" there are 39 days until election day polls show donald trump and hillary clinton dead locked in pennsylvania, that is why trump campaign is focusing hard on the keystone state. his running mate mike pence will be this central pennsylvania rallying supporters at a recycling facility in york. trump will hold a round table in new york city and attend a rally in new hampshire. early voting begins today in iowa, hillary clinton has an appearance in des moines and fundraiser in chicago while her running mate tim kaine is preparing for next week's vice-presidential debate. cbs is, of course, carrying that debate october 4th, you can see it right here on cbs-3 at 9:00 p.m. libertarian presidential candidate gary johnson is
making headlines again, this time for his performance in a ms nbc town hall. >> who is your favorite, anyone of the continent name one foreign leader thaw you respect and look up to. >> shimon peres. >> i'm talking about living, go ahead. anywhere, any continent, can inadequacies, mexico, europe, asia, south america, name a foreign leader. >> i'm having an aleppo moment. >> anybody in the world you like, pick any leader. >> the former president of mexico. >> which one. >> i'm having a brain moment. >> any foreign leader. >> angela merkel. >> that was johnson's running mate, governor bill wells name
german chancellor angela merkel. meanwhile johnson has pick up an endorsement from the traditionally republican newspaper the detroit news. this is the first time in the paper's 14 three-year history they have endorsed a non-republican date. well, lauren is in for katie today because she will bring some bad news, katie stayed away. >> i am the bearer of bad news you are always like a breath of sunshine. >> oh, why thank you. well, sunshine will be sparse, once again today but we do need rainfall. philadelphia is running in the deficit, about four and a half inches, so we need this rain but it is making for a slow commute and also dreary conditions, will take us throughout much of the day today. storm scan three is passing through right now, rainfall intensity light to maryland rate but we are seeing pockets of the heavier rainfall across delaware, over the last several hours. keep in mind this is a three
hour loop from milton to lewis, delaware kind of heavy in intensity over last several hours. we are dealing with areas where we're seeing localized flooding especially across portions of delaware. keep that in mind as you are about to embark on your commute this morning. portions have of lancaster, and berks county seeing rainfall intensity picking upright now across alfredo, moderate pocket of rainfall. through the day, some heavy rain at times, windy conditions as well. i hate when we have that umbrella that gets turned inside out. that might be the effect today. 68 degrees. cool day. overnight tonight showers likely, windy conditions out of the east, low temperature falling back to 62 degrees. wind speeds they are elevated right now especially down the shore, wind at 15 to 20 miles an hour, we are seeing some higher gusts as well, wind gusting to 32 miles an hour in atlantic city which that rain coming down. it is making for a miserable thursday. speaking of wind speeds we are
keeping an eye on matthew, right now, moving off to the west at 16 miles per hour, a tropical storm, strong one with wind of 65 miles an hour will likely be a hurricane as we head in the day tomorrow and it will make a dramatic turn off to the right and impacting potentially cuba as a category one or two storm and as we head in the upcoming weekend and that is system we have to keep an eye on into next week but as we head into our friday more showers in the forecast and then meisha, starting to dry out especially as we head into sunday. >> sunday looks gorgeous. so does monday. >> thank you, so much. but first this morning it is very busy outside because of the rain, because we have, wet roadways. what we are looking at is we have an accident i-95 south at down side of the girard point bridge, two lanes block here all of the flashing lights certainly that will slow you down plus you have gaper delay. we know the story there. give yourself some extra time. new jersey 42 freeway north bound at creek road.
this is what you are looking at right now but looking at roadway particularly when we look moving in the the north bound side or excuse me southbound side you can see it picking up, behind these brake lights, all of that rain, on the windshield of the person behind you making visibility a real issue, and already we have seen accident out there. looking in the northbound side toward 295, this is what you are looking at a lot of vehicles any stretch plus we have this accident as well in west philadelphia cobbs creek parkway blocked both directions all lanes block between christian street and catherine street. we have 61st through 62nd and still your best bet and we have more to talk about in ten minutes. brooke and jim, back over to you. time for a look at newspaper headlines. >> from the cover of the trenton paper, creepy crawlers hade their way in two state office build initial new jersey, sending workers into full on panic mode. bed bugs have been found in 50e street, state street which houses state department of the health. the richard j hughes justin
complex at 25 west market street. >> on the front page of the bucks county courier time wednesday path supreme court struck down a requirement that forced casinos to pay tens of millions of dollars to the host communities over the past decade. court ruled that the local share assessment the is unconstitutional because it isn't uniform and effects pennsylvania 12 casinos, differently. from the times hurled, plymouth white marsh high school launched its annual fall clothing skies, year number eight for what they called warming philly. last year students collect approximately 3,000-pound of clothing. that is a look at some of the newspaper headlines from around the delaware valley. still ahead pat's here with sports. >> yeah, carson wentz won an award, the phillies they probably did not, we will get you up to speed on the birds and phillies next up in
good morning. thanks for waking up with us this morning. >> path the path's here with sports, good morning. >> have you seen a player like carson wentz in this town? i don't know when it began, but it has been a crazy run for him, and a guy like donovan -- i'm speechless right now that is how great this guy has been but in a behind the scenes video during eagles 34-three win, jason kelce asked carson wentz a simple question that sums up first three games are you a bleeping robot. robot was named offensive player of the week for his performance in the week three take down of pittsburgh. wentz threw for 301 yards, two touchdowns and becomes first
rookie quarterback in team history to win the award. sadly no eagles on sunday to get early rest and play again october 9th at detroit. two, four, six, eight who do we appreciate? those who voted for friday football frenzy game of the week, that is who, 51 percent of the vote, cbs-3 is heading to abington at neshaminy. thanks again for all of the votes. we will see you at heart brake ridge on friday night. we cannot the wait for eagles season to continue two weeks from now, phillies probably can't bait for their phillies season to end four days from now. with the season coming to a close it appears ryan howard's time with the club is winding down as well, the phillies visiting in atlanta, braves just pouring it on math the math kemp with the home run here in the fourth inning that makes it nine-one atlanta. just ugly for the phillies. sixth inning, looking to do damage as he did yesterday with that grand slam but not quite, he went zero for three with this rbi ground out. phillies get blown out 12-two.
they have given up 60 runs in six games for the first time since 1937. as howard's time with the team end you can look back at his fantastic career in philadelphia, share with us your favorite ryan howard moment by using #thanks ryan on facebook, instagram, and twitter, or you can go to the web site at cbs philly.com/thanks ryan. it is national coffee day and eagles running back when dell small woodies spending his bye week, serving up fresh coffee. smallwood will be 100 feet where i am right now at dunkin' donuts at 15th and spring garden. come say hi between 7:00 ape 9:00 this morning. smallwood will be joined by fred barnett, swoop, and the cheerleaders. guys, i'm speechless over how carson wentz is playing right now, that is all i have to say. >> you are awfully loud have you had coffee. >> it is national coffee day. >> you and meisha will have shakes in a few hours. thanks, pat.
coming up next hour of "eyewitness news", half an hour of "eyewitness news" a warning about washing machines. some people say their are exploding. >> oh, no we will tell you which brand they are blaming, justin. brooke and jim police are trying to figure out what caused a man to stab an eight year-old boy and 13 year-old girl and attack three others, i'm justin finch. we are coming up why police think may have caused this to happen. scared about people shooting other people. >> the mind of a child, forced to deal with an unimaginable pain, he survived being shot ten times, hear more from the six year-old boy ahead, lauren. and it is thursday, so all eyes are focused on that weekend ahead and it will be a fairly dreary one especially as we head into saturday with showers still lingering around especially for parts of the poconos, temperatures only in the 60's we will get a bit of the break into sunday with sunshine starting to peak out,
i'm jim donovan. lauren and meisha will have more in a moment but first here's what you need to necessity to start your day in the morning minute. >> philadelphia police say an officer is hurt because a driver slammed into his patrol car. >> that officer was taken to the hospital, he is expect to be okay. >> that officer was injured guarding a crime scene that unfolded last night in cobbs creek. police shot and killed a man accused of going on a violent rampage stabbing two children including his own son. we have issues at school and home. >> reporter: how a community in south caroline ace reeling after a shooting at an elementary school. a teenage gunman shot two children and a teacher. donald trump's running mate is in pennsylvania today, indiana governor mike pence will rally supporters at penn waste recycling facility in york.